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November 13, 2018

Biology Seminar

Lovejoy 215

Dr. Shanna Bowman “Investigation of the Cell Biology of Skin Pigment Variation”

Posted November 6 at 8:29 am
Contact Mary L Burns
Phone 5700
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Posted By Mary Burns

The Great War in the World: Thinking the Centenary of the First World War from a Global Perspective

11/13/18 12:00 pm
Wormser Room, Miller Library
The Great War in the World: Thinking the Centenary of the First World War from a Global Perspective

As we note the centenary of the conclusion of the First World War (1914-1918), join History Department faculty for a discussion of the meanings of the twentieth century’s first global conflict for civilians and soldiers scattered around the world. What did the war look like from Mombasa, Mecca and Manila? What were its implications for  More

Posted November 6 at 3:21 pm
Contact Teresa Van Deventer
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Posted By Teresa Van Deventer

November 14, 2018

Noontime Art Talk: “Much Chaos in Our Time”: World War I and Weimar Germany

11/14/18 12:00 pm to 11/14/18 1:00 pm
Colby College Museum of Art

Diana Tuite, curator of the exhibition Self and Society: The Norma Boom Marin Collection of German Expressionist Prints, will be joined by Katherine Hollander, Faculty Fellow in History, for a discussion of Germany’s social, political, and cultural upheaval during and after World War I. Noontime Art Talk: “Much Chaos in Our Time”: World War I  More

Posted October 18 at 12:27 pm
Contact Jordia Benjamin-Sands
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Posted By Qianni Zhu

CHOCOLATE TASTING CONTEST – International Education Week 2018

11/14/18 11:00 am to 11/14/18 1:00 pm
Pulver
CHOCOLATE TASTING CONTEST – International Education Week 2018

Come taste and judge chocolate samples from more than 15 countries of the world. Ask us why to buy Fair Trade chocolate and why to avoid some companies producing chocolate and candies in the U.S.

Posted November 12 at 6:45 pm
Contact Eva McVicar
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Posted By Eva McVicar

ES Lunchtime Lecture Series – The regeneration of Costa Rican tropical dry forest after deforestation

11/14/18 11:30 am
Grossman 209
ES Lunchtime Lecture Series – The regeneration of Costa Rican tropical dry forest after deforestation

Featuring Justin Becknell, Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies, Colby Lunch – 11:30 (Pizza) Lecture – 12:00 Deforestation is the dominant story of tropical forests today. But in many corners of the tropics, forests are growing back. Land that was once converted to agriculture has been abandoned and restoration efforts have begun to have success. This  More

Posted November 7 at 10:12 am
Contact Leslie Lima
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Posted By Leslie Lima

November 15, 2018

WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.”

11/15/18 4:00 pm
Diamond 123

WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” Thursday Nov 15th 4pm Diamond 123 Please join us for the third lecture in the 2018 WGSS Colloquium Series. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” Laura Harjo Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, The  More

Posted November 7 at 6:39 pm
Contact Sonja Thomas
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Posted By Sonja Thomas

“Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo.

11/15/18 4:00 pm
Diamond 123

WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” November 15, 2018 4:00 pm Diamond 123 Please Join for the third lecture in the 2018 WGSS Colloquium Series. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” Laura Harjo Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, The  More

Posted November 7 at 6:43 pm
Contact Sonja Thomas
Category Academic Events
Posted By Sonja Thomas

WGSS Colloquium “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.”

11/15/18 4:00 pm
Diamond 123

“Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo. November 15, 2018 11/15/18 4:00 pm Diamond 123 WGSS Colloquium, Laura Harjo. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and Mixtapes as a Critical Community Methodology.” Please Join for the third lecture in the 2018 WGSS Colloquium Series. “Indigenous Feminist Futurity: Zines and  More

Posted November 7 at 6:54 pm
Contact Sonja Thomas
Category Academic Events
Posted By Sonja Thomas

Railroad Square Cinema Film Screening: BOOM FOR REAL / WHITE WALLS SAY NOTHING, November 15 at 7:15 p.m.

Railroad Square Cinema Film Screening: BOOM FOR REAL / WHITE WALLS SAY NOTHING,  November 15 at 7:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:15 p.m. Railroad Square Cinema, Waterville A double feature of recent documentaries about contemporary art, street graffiti, and the connections between them, screened in conjunction with Colby’s Art Department course AR474: Graffiti, Past and Present. Professor of Art Véronique Plesch will give a brief introduction. Boom For Real: The Late Teenage  More

Posted October 31 at 9:14 pm
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Phone 207-859-5630
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Posted By Deborah Thurston

November 16, 2018

Rousseau’s Political Utopias: Geneva, Corsica, and Poland

11/16/18 1:00 pm
Rousseau’s Political Utopias: Geneva, Corsica, and Poland

Please join the Integrated Studies Program in welcoming Matthew Mendham, Assistant Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, to discuss Rousseau’s Political Utopias: Geneva Corsica, and Poland. Friday, November 16th Diamond 145 1:00 pm Pizza and Drinks Provided!

Posted November 12 at 1:30 pm
Contact Julia Bruno
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Posted By Julia Bruno

November 19, 2018

Hip Hop in Quechua

11/19/18 7:00 pm
Pugh Center
Hip Hop in Quechua

Urban Indigeneities: Quechua Hip Hop by Liberato Kani Please join us for a performance and Q&A with Peruvian Quechua rapper, Liberato Kani (Ricardo Flores). His music has positioned Quechua, an indigenous language spoken by more than 4 million speakers in Peru, as a symbol of popular art in urban spaces. Liberato’s music proposes a viable  More

Posted November 6 at 12:41 pm
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Posted By Sandra Bernal Heredia

November 27, 2018

ES Evening Lecture Series: “Flips, locks and feedbacks: The lasting effects of fisheries on Maine’s kelp forest ecosystem” with Professor Bob Steneck

11/27/18 7:00 pm
Olin 1
ES Evening Lecture Series: “Flips, locks and feedbacks: The lasting effects of fisheries on Maine’s kelp forest ecosystem” with Professor Bob Steneck

Professor Robert Steneck, Ph.D. School of Maine Sciences, UMO Ecosystems can “flip” and, as a result of reinforcing feedback mechanisms, “lock” into alternative stable states. We studied this process in a kelp-forest ecosystem in Maine, USA, for nearly four decades and found two stable states: one dominated by green sea urchins and crustose coralline algae  More

Posted August 27 at 11:07 am
Contact Leslie Lima
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Posted By Leslie Lima